Tag Archives: Philadelphia Ceili Group

Help Bring a Hot New Band to the Philadelphia Ceili Group Festival

Yes, the group’s 40th festival is six months from now, but the deadline for raising funds to help pay for the event is just under a month away.

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Her Remarkable Career

Fans of Irish music count whistle and flute phenom Joanie Madden as one of the most talented, exuberant and dedicated players on the circuit. Recently, some heavy hitters formally recognized her gift. You can hear and see why she’s one of the best in the business at the Philadelphia Ceili Group Festival.

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Nuala Kennedy

Festival Time Is Just Around the Corner

The Philadelphia Ceili Group Festival kicks off September 12, 13 and 14, and it’s bound to be a barn-burner. Tickets go on sale soon.

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Constance the Butterfly

A Look Back at the 2012 Philadelphia Ceili Group Festival

Incredible music, nonstop dance, vendors galore, all capped off by a concert by Dé Danann. Who could ask for anything more?

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Living a Dream Come True

De Danann was fiddler Mick Conneely’s favorite Irish traditional band when he was a kid. Now he’s all grown up, and he’s with the band.

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Dazzling Lineup for the Philadelphia Ceili Group Festival

Dé Danann provides the big Saturday night finale, but there’s a lot more Irish music, dance and culture in the days and nights leading up to it.

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Five Questions With Niamh Parsons

The Philadelphia Ceili Group is bringing her to town for a concert at the Irish Center. One of the first ladies of Irish music, she talked to us about her music and her life.

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Tommy Moffit's Last Gift

Hidden away for several years, an important piece of Philadelphia Irish musical history now holds a place of prominence.

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